The Language of Politics

1st Edition

Adrian Beard

Routledge
Published September 9, 1999
Textbook - 132 Pages
ISBN 9780415201780 - CAT# RU19004
Series: Intertext

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Summary

The Language of Politics:
* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances
* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches
* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets
* looks at how politicians answer questions both in the media and in parliament
* includes examples of political discourse from Britain, America and Australia
* has a comprehensive glossary of terms.

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